κορυφή

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps from κόρῠς (kórus, helmet).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

κορῠφή (koruphḗf (genitive κορῠφῆς); first declension

  1. top of the head, crown
  2. mountain peak
  3. top, apex
  4. (geometry) vertex of a triangle
  5. the best thing, excellence

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Further reading[edit]

  • κορυφή in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • κορυφή in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • κορυφή in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • κορυφή in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • κορυφή in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.

Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek κορυφή (koruphḗ).

Noun[edit]

κορυφή (koryfíf

  1. peak, summit, top, crest
  2. apex
  3. ridge
  4. (figuratively) top person

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